Crime Blotter- Jan. 19

Area 1

4554 N. Briggs Ave: Eduardo Escamilla entered the lobby of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's station on Jan. 11 and began yelling that he wanted his property back. He claimed he was given the wrong backpack by the station yesterday and wanted his returned to him. Officers could smell alcohol on his breath while they were speaking to him. He kept yelling for his things and refused to answer any of the officer's questions because he was going to be late for school at noon. It was already 3 p.m. His glassy, watery eyes and an inability to walk on his own made officers believe he was under the influence of alcohol. The officers arrested him for public intoxication and upon further investigation, found that Escamilla had been arrested on Jan. 10 by the South Pasadena Police Department and had come to the wrong station to get his property back.

Altura Avenue and Ramsedell Avenue: A Crescenta Valley High School student approached the school's resource officer on Jan. 13 and said his car had been burglarized two days earlier. He'd parked his car on Altura Ave. near the Ramsedell Avenue intersection at approximately 7:40 a.m. before the start of school on Jan. 11. He returned to his vehicle at 12:20 p.m. during the school's lunch hour and discovered the front passenger-side window had been smashed and that his iPhone and car-stereo adapter cable were missing from the car. Total damages were assessed at $320.

2900 block of Mary Street: A woman left her house for work on Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. and returned at 2 p.m. to find one of the doors she'd locked earlier standing open. She went into her office and saw the screen covering a window had been removed and the window was ajar. She searched the house and found nothing appeared to be missing or disturbed. A report was filed with the La Crescenta Sheriff's Department.

2700 block of Brookhill Avenue: A woman parked in her driveway around 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 and left her car for 10 minutes. She had returned and found her purse was missing from the passenger's seat of her unlocked vehicle. A green wallet, containing several credit cards, a driver's license, Social Security card and approximately $125 were inside her purse. She called her bank to cancel her ATM card and was advised by a representative that her card had been used three times already for charges of more than $175. Other damages amounted to $195.

Area 2

Ocean View Boulevard: Deputies responded to a public-intoxication call In La Cañada at 2:48 p.m. on Jan. 14. A woman reported that two men, later identified as Adam Monjaras and Carlos Blanco, had been walking around yelling and screaming. Monjaras reportedly approached her and began asking her questions in Spanish while holding a 40-ounce bottle of beer. She asked him to leave her alone but he persisted. The deputies found that both Monjaras and Blanco smelled of alcohol, were unable to stand on their own or coherently answer any questions. Both men were arrested for being drunk in public.

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